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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog

It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

Currently reading

Hainish Novels & Stories, Vol. 2
Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 107/789 pages
The Essential Shakespeare
Ted Hughes
Progress: 72/259 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
Turner (25)
Michael Bockemuhl
Progress: 13/96 pages
Basics of Plasma Astrophysics
Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
Progress: 58/250 pages
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians
Patrick Hamill
Progress: 7/180 pages
The Complete Plays and Poems
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
Gravitation (Physics Series)
Kip Thorne;Kip S. Thorne;Charles W. Misner;John Archibald Wheeler;John Wheeler
Progress: 48/1215 pages
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Progress: 903/1220 pages
The Fire People (Pb)
Alexander Cordell

Reading progress update: I've read 74 out of 480 pages.

The Duchess of Malfi and Other Plays - John Webster

5.1: Bracciano and Vittoria are married. Francisco (disguised as a Moor) and co-conspiritors enter the household  under false pretenses. It is revealed that Flamineo dallied with Zanche, Vittoria's Moorish servant but is now trying to escape a promise of marriage to her. Zanche has, in turn, fallen in love with "Mulinasar" (Francisco's fake persona). Marcello still disapproves of his younger brother, Flamineo.

 

Already more tennis references than I remember in the whole of Shakespeare.